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Africa must face climate change head on

09-15-2011 | 06:28:35
FAO and African leaders are working together to move quickly to adopt a “climate-smart” approach to agriculture to fight the impacts of climate change ...

Ericsson Opens Support Centre In Accra

09-14-2011 | 10:41:29
Ericsson, a world leading provider of telecommunication services, on Tuesday opened its first Regional Support Centre (RSC) in Accra, Ghana, to serve ...

Vodacom CEO clarifies position on BlackBerry

09-14-2011 | 10:14:12
On 12 September, Vodacom announced a series of steps to improve the customer experience by increasing network capacity and reducing congestion. An ...

Key Sectors in Southern Africa in 2011

09-14-2011 | 09:03:08
By Nwakego Linda Eyisi in Nigeria. The fastest growing sectors in Southern Africa (SADC) are mining, information communications technology (ICT), services, ...

Feature: Managing Intellectual Property in Global Business

09-14-2011 | 08:31:56
Whether you are starting a company or developing a product, domestically or abroad, you always need to make sure that your ideas are well protected.  ...

World Bank to Help Libya Rebuild and Deliver Essential Services to Citizens

09-14-2011 | 06:54:44
Based on evolving events in Libya and the views of member countries, the World Bank today announced that it is engaging with the National Transitional ...

Polytechnic of Namibia turns to videoconferencing for long distance learning

09-13-2011 | 12:24:10
The Polytechnic of Namibia has about 12,500 registered students. About 8,000 are based at its central campus in Windhoek and a further 3,500 are distance ...

Make the right decision - apply strategy to ERP

09-13-2011 | 12:16:46
By Dr James Robertson PrEng One of the main reasons an organisation should invest in an upgrade or replacement of its current ERP should be to support ...

Guiness Ghana Breweries Limited Renounceable rights issue qualifying date and closure of register of members

09-13-2011 | 08:41:11
Following the approval by Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited’s (“GGBL” or the “Company”) shareholders at an Extra-ordinary General Meeting (“EGM”) held ...

AngloGold Ashanti announces board appointment

09-13-2011 | 08:08:07
AngloGold Ashanti is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Nozipho Patricia January-Bardill as an independent non-executive Director with effect ...

Vodacom to give 42 children the gift of a smile

09-12-2011 | 12:07:32
Vodacom is once again partnering with the Smile Foundation to facilitate operations on 42 children with facial reconstruction surgery at the Universitas ...

Taking employee screening a step further

09-12-2011 | 11:57:30
The need to protect resources is such that decision makers are compelled to not only pre-screen prospective employees, but continue to do so once a person ...

Konica Minolta Central adds significantly more than paper-based value to Independent Newspapers

09-12-2011 | 10:09:38
Office printing is a natural process of any credible business operation. Few businesses understand the need to control volumes and reduce costs more ...

Fragile Countries Must Lead in Peacebuilding and Statebuilding

09-12-2011 | 09:54:43
In closing intensive discussions on peacebuilding and statebuilding in Africa, African leaders and assembled experts called for new peace- and statebuilding ...

UNICEF accelerates support to education as school term starts across Horn of Africa

09-12-2011 | 09:15:28
As a new academic term began this week in countries affected by the on-going drought in the Horn of Africa, UNICEF is accelerating efforts to help children ...

Energy efficiency could yield impressive results in Africa

09-12-2011 | 08:19:24
By Isaac Twumasi-Quantus in Accra. Today I want to take a look at energy efficiency – but how far has Africa come along? The challenge of energy efficiency ...

Ghana raked in $1.8bn from tourism in 2010

09-09-2011 | 09:42:08
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority [GTA], Julius Debrah has disclosed that Ghana earned some $1.8 billion from tourism in 2010. ...

Air Nigeria plans to boost dominance on regional routes

09-09-2011 | 09:40:39
In its bid to further reinforce dominance in the African market, Air Nigeria is set to extend its route coverage to Freetown in Sierra Leone and Kinshasa ...

WFP extends nutrition support, boosts food distributions, expands cash transfers in Horn of Africa

09-09-2011 | 09:39:33
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is bolstering its nutritional support for malnourished children and mothers in the Horn of Africa. WFP ...

Commissioner Piebalgs to visit Lesotho ahead of next elections & to announce €15m aid for better access to water

09-09-2011 | 09:38:00
European Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs will arrive for a two-day visit in Lesotho on 12 September. The visit takes place in the context of ...